Lisbon Best City to Live for Expats in 2013


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Lisbon Best City to Live for Expats in 2013

  1. 19 Reasons Why Lisbon is a Top City for Expatriats Sin City by Nuno Mota - Dowloaded from 500pxTerça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  2. 1. Lisbon is blessed by great weather and bright colours.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  3. 2. Lisbon has pastries that will delight you with cakes like pastel de nata.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  4. 3. Lisbon has a vibrant cultural life scene with hundreds of outdoor events that start in early Spring and go all the way until end of Fall.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  5. 4. Lisbon residents are blessed with some of the most ingenous native interpretations of gothic style, the Manuelino, with such great examples as the “Jerónimos” Monestery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  6. 5. Lisbon has many run-down buildings in the old city centre, particularly near the castle of St. George, but with a lot of character. It is also lot of fun to walk around the old town.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  7. 6. For most Lisbon residents, summer time means time at one of the many beaches that surround the city, like Praia da Maçãs, where Pro Surfing championships take place.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  8. 7. Lisbon is systematically considered one of the safest capitals in Europe.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  9. 8. Lisbon residents can choose from a number of leading international private schools or opt for public free-tuition portuguese schools.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  10. 9. Lisbon has lots of shopping options, including one of oldest flea markets in Europe — Feira da Ladra — where you can find great stuff.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  11. 10. The proximity of the river Tagus and the Atlantic Ocean work as a natural termosthate assuring mild temperatures most of the year.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  12. 11. Lisbon is well connected, Gare do Oriente is one of the main transport hubs in city. It encompasses a subway station that links to its international airport, a high-speed and commuter train hub, a local, national and international bus station, and a shopping centre.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  13. 12. Lisbon is a tolerant city with a wild side where alternative lifestyles can live in harmony, including the legal right to marriage of homosexuals.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  14. 13. Lisbon is ever more cosmopolitan, one should not forget that Europe got to know most of the world from explorers departing or arriving to Lisbon like Vasco da Gama, Magellean, Colombus or Americo Vespucci.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  15. 14. Lisbon is great value for money. Where else in Europe can you drink your expresso coffee for half a euro?Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  16. 15. Lisbon is home to biggest oceanarium in Europe, with a large collection of marine species - birds, mammals, fish and other organisms totaling about 16,000 individuals of 450 species!Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  17. 16. Portuguese wine has one of the best value for money you can find and Lisbon is just minutes away to charming villas in the Oeste wine region, where some of Portugal’s best wines are produced.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  18. 17. After being destroyed by an earthquake in 1755, the city of Lisbon was rebuilt according to the latest urbanistic trends of the time with large squares and orthogonal streets, that help to create a unique atmosphere.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  19. 18. The people of Lisbon can view the latest in terms of pop art and design at museums like Berardo and MUDE.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13
  20. 19. And yes, Lisbon is a very traditional city, where fado music can be listen in the old neighborhoods of Bairro Alto or Alfama.Terça-feira, 5 de Fevereiro de 13